Meetup: Storytelling in the digital age

Without data we cannot do business today; we cannot manage public services; we cannot even enjoy entertainment. Data permeates our […]

Workshop: Storytelling across cultures

On February 20, we organise a workshop for Dutch, Chinese and other internationals, based in NL, about personal & business […]

Storytelling: universal or local?

Stories are as old as we can remember. Stories existed before we could read and write and were told from […]

Ardi Bouwers on radio and tv

Lunar New Year fuelled interest of Dutch media in China. So – after joining selected New Year’s receptions – we […]

Telling the story of Guangzhou

How do you tell the story of Guangzhou? Up and coming Shenzhen is breathing down its neck, with a narrative […]

Help, everyone is a China expert !

If you gain some knowledge on a subject you knew nothing about, you tend to over-estimate your understanding. This reaction […]

Film clips I use in my classroom

For inspiration, I attended an interesting workshop on film-clips for trainers and coaches last week at the beautiful Art Deco […]

Workshop East-West Business Relations

Try to cope with Dutch directness? Have difficulty understanding the circuitous answers of your Asian counterpart? Lead your team ahead, […]

Recensie: Youth Cultures in China

Wat betekent het om jong te zijn in een land dat zo snel verandert? Dat is de centrale vraag die […]

Weibo onder vuur wegens zelfcensuur

Chinees Twitter, Sina Weibo, heeft te maken met massale online protesten. Het bedrijf had aangekondigd content over homoseksualiteit te verwijderen. […]

Vrouwen in China themamiddag

Tijd: Vrijdag 9 maart 2018 van 14.30 tot 17.30 uur Waar: JoHo Centre, Paviljoensgracht 9 in Den Haag Entree: 10 […]

Teaching International News Comparison in China

Very proud of my International Journalism class at Jinan University in Guangzhou ! During the month of November 2017, I […]

Lunch in Guangzhou

I will start teaching at Jinan University in Guangzhou (JNU) later this week: International Communication to 20 students and International […]

The day after

We vierden de feestelijke opening met een zeer aangenaam Nederlands en Chinees gezelschap en een rake film over wederzijds (on)begrip […]

Feestelijke opening

Het nieuwe kantoor van China Circle is klaar. Het is een prachtige, lichte ruimte geworden voor werk, workshops en trainingen […]

Sneak peek kantoor China Circle

Op dit moment wordt de allerlaatste hand gelegd aan de kantoor- en workshopruimte. China Circle en de Cross Culture Club […]


Langzaam maar zeker krijgt de kantoor- en workshopruimte van China Circle en de Cross Culture Club aan de Surinamestraat in […]

China International Furniture Fair talk

“The Netherlands is the focus of the Global Garden Lifestyles Festival at the China International Furniture Fair in Guangzhou in […]

Boekrecensie: Rennend door Beijing

‘Ah, Beijing’ is de titel van het tweede verhaal in deze bundel en dat is meteen de meest krachtige samenvatting […]

Video: 3 lessons about the Netherlands

What comes to mind when you think of the Netherlands? That was the question posed by the organizers of a […]